Idol School Responds To Reports That Eliminated Students Have Decided Not To Continue Training

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Idol School Responds To Reports That Eliminated Students Have Decided Not To Continue Training
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Idol School Responds To Reports That Eliminated Students Have Decided Not To Continue Training

After “Idol School” eliminated eight students from the running for the show’s finalist girl group, it has been reported that many of those students have decided not to continue the training program.

In last week’s episode of Mnet’s “Idol School,” the bottom eight students were eliminated. The show later clarified that this meant they would remain in their idol training program but take on a new status as regular students without the chance to debut in this seasons finalist group.

Idol School Explains Plans For Eliminated Students
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Idol School Explains Plans For Eliminated Students

Mnets reality show Idol School has clarified their plans for their idol group fostering project.

In the fourth episode of Idol School, the first round of eight eliminated students were announced. Students who were eliminated based on viewer votes have lost their opportunity to debut this semester, and will be receiving training as members of a group of “regular students.”

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The regular students will receive idol education and will participate in events tailored to their level.  The students will be given the opportunity to debut during the first or second half of next year if they are chosen by the voting viewers (called members).

Idol School Responds To Reports Of Problems Finding Management Agency
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Idol School Responds To Reports Of Problems Finding Management Agency

On September 11, Mnet program Idol School denied reports that an agency for the resulting team has yet to be decided.

One news outlet reported that the program has yet to find an agency for the girl group with only three episodes left.

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In response, a source from Idol School replied that an agency and plans have been decided for the nine-member girl group and added, We are currently in the stage of deciding when to reveal the information.

Mnet Responds To Claims That Idol School Video Plagiarized Japanese Advertisement
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Mnet Responds To Claims That Idol School Video Plagiarized Japanese Advertisement

On July 4, Mnets Idol School responded to accusations that the programs promotional video plagiarized a Japanese advertisement.

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A source from the show commented, This is a program with a school setting, and the locations in a school where lots of participants can dance together are limited to spots such as the field, classrooms, hallways, roof, and gymnasium, and added that the water pouring down is a scene used often in media including movies.

'Idol School' students send Super Junior's Heechul a special birthday message!
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'Idol School' students send Super Junior's Heechul a special birthday message!

Mnet's 'Idol School' students wished their teacher Super Junior'sHeechul a happy birthday!

On July 10, the day of his 35th birthday (34th internationally), Heechul wrote on his Instagram page, "Idol School is truly moving. Like the character from 'Great Teacher Onizuka',I will do my best to become a heart-warming teacher. #GTO #GTH #GreatTeacherHEENIM," and shared a video clip of all 41 'Idol School' girls singing the happy brithday song!

Meanwhile, 'Idol School' premieres this July 13 at 9:30 PM KST!